[arin-ppml] re-org question
bill at herrin.us
Fri Nov 4 21:53:52 EDT 2016
On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 9:35 PM, David R Huberman <daveid at panix.com> wrote:
>> "ARIN will proceed with processing transfer requests even if the
>> number resources of the combined organizations EXCEED WHAT CAN BE
>> JUSTIFIED UNDER CURRENT ARIN POLICY. IN THAT EVENT, ARIN will work
>> with the resource holder(s) to transfer the extra number resources to
>> other organization(s) or accept a voluntary return of the extra number
>> resources to ARIN."
>> I don't see an "or let you keep the extra number resources' in there.
> Correct. You also don't see a MUST in the context of MUST transfer or MUST
> return. The RSA forbids it, and the community has never given ARIN such
> power in policy.
It's a public policy document. In the absence of language to the
contrary, the MUST is implied. And if it's not a MUST then it's
operational guidance that doesn't belong in a POLICY document at all.
> The AC has tried to fix this text a few times, and perhaps we haven't done a
> good enough job.
William Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com bill at herrin.us
Owner, Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <http://www.dirtside.com/>
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